Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Mérat

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Status: Introduced (see note below).
Notes: There is only one known record of this species from Zimbabwe, namely Chase 3693. Like the related Hypochaeris radicata, it is likely that this species is an introduction in Zimbabwe.
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 26.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Leontodon taraxacoides
African Plant Database: Leontodon taraxacoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Leontodon taraxacoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Leontodon taraxacoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Leontodon taraxacoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Leontodon taraxacoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Leontodon taraxacoides
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Leontodon taraxacoides
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Leontodon taraxacoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Leontodon taraxacoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Leontodon taraxacoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Leontodon taraxacoides
Plants of the World Online: Leontodon taraxacoides
The Plant List (version 1.1): Leontodon taraxacoides
Tropicos: Leontodon taraxacoides
Wikipedia: Leontodon taraxacoides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Leontodon taraxacoides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162050, retrieved 31 May 2020

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